2nd July 2024, Amsterdam
Now in its fifth year, the Managed Services Summit Manchester builds on the successes of previous years as well as its sister events London and Benelux, which are firmly established as the leading managed services events for the UK and European IT channel. Featuring conference session presentations by major industry speakers, the Summit will also provide opportune networking breaks for delegates to meet with potential business partners. The unique mix of high-level presentations plus the ability to explore and debate the most pressing business issues with sponsors and peers across the industry makes this a must-attend event for any senior decision maker in the IT channel.
The Managed Services Summit is series of executive-level events, so you know you’ll be among the best in the sector, and those featured will explore the latest trends and developments, evolving customer requirements and how to create value through managed services – both for your own organisation and your customersAPPLY TO ATTEND
Presentations will cover the latest trends, evolving customer requirements, and strategies for creating value through managed services.01
Attend a range of sessions led by leading specialists in the field, focusing on technical, sales, and business-related topics.02
Connect with professionals in the IT channel, including senior decision makers and industry leaders.03
Engage in discussions, debates, and collaborations with event sponsors and peers across the industry.04
Eoin McGrath works in Solutions Engineering for Threatlocker EMEA, with over 20 years' experience in the MSP and Software Development fields, bringing a breadth of experience which helps deliver robust solutions for customers. Eoin is based in Ireland and likes to visit historic sites to escape from IT!
Steven Wood has been focused on assisting IT service providers, large and small, in launching value-added services in the small, medium, and enterprise markets for over 15 years. At OpenText, he and his team help MSPs deliver Cyber Resilience-as-a -Service via reseller channels.
In case you are still reading, Woody has built and enabled strong technical teams within distribution, value-added resale, and solution consulting organisations. He has worked with the largest multi-national service providers as well as distribution, executing in diverse and challenging markets around the globe. Woody has helped to build the brand and reputation of his team based on winning the technical and emotional win with accountability.
Woody takes pride in aligning solutions with the goals of the partner and empowering them to scale as they grow. He believes that empowered teams are always happier teams; continually learning and sharing in successes together.
Romain Basset is the Director of Customer Services at Vade, where he advises MSPs on how to protect their clients from cyberattacks. He is well versed on the latest techniques used by hackers to execute targeted phishing, spear-phishing and ransomware attacks. Romain is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity topics and has given dozens of talks at conferences in North America, Europe and Asia. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering and has fifteen years of experience in IT security, both in Europe and the US.
Joseph Landes is the Chief Revenue Officer at Nerdio where he empowers MSPs and enterprise IT professionals alike to build successful cloud environments in Microsoft Azure and Azure Virtual Desktop. During his time at Nerdio, Joseph has driven the company to grow its product offerings and expand strategic partnerships, bringing innovative Azure solutions to new global enterprises and partners. Before joining Nerdio in 2018, he worked at Microsoft for 23 years where he held numerous senior leadership positions at the company’s corporate headquarters as well as in Eastern Europe, India, and Brazil. Joseph was recently recognized as a channel industry thought leader and 2022 CRN Channel Chief, and in his free time he enjoys traveling the world, spending time with his family, and reading his way through the New York Times’ Notable Books list.
Gareth Lush leads Druva's MSP business for International markets. He and his team are focused on working closely with MSPs to help them launch innovative data protection, governance and cyber recovery services that make them stand out in the crowd. With 25 years’ experience being an MSP prior to coming to Druva, Gareth understands how to innovate and drive highly profitable recurring revenue streams.
Meet Jake Webber-Cadby, an MSP professional with 5 years of experience, having started with ConnectWise in October 2020. With a family legacy deeply rooted in the MSP industry, thanks to an MSP-running father since 2000, Jake inherited a passion for technology and managed services. Despite a failed attempt at a professional golf career, his love for the sport remains strong. Join Jake on his journey as he navigates the MSP world, drawing inspiration from his heritage and personal passions to make a mark in the industry.
Kyle has worked for Sophos for over 5 years and is at the forefront of the MSP and CSP offering in the UKI and Nordics. During this time, he has worked across the sales organisation and now focuses on adding value to the partners on the EMEA MSP programme. He regularly speaks at conferences and Think Tanks to advocate for Sophos and its MSP offering.
As Vice President of Business Development EMEA, Greg Jones is responsible for expanding and driving the success of Kaseya’s partner programme and unique managed service provider (MSP) ecosystem across the EMEA region.
With over 20 years of experience in the IT sector, Greg is a leadership expert who challenges MSPs to think outside the box and question the status quo about what can be achieved with the right technology and business processes. Partners and customers love his pragmatic and practical strategies that can be easily implemented to lead to big business results.
Prior to joining Datto in October 2019, Greg was Chief Technology Officer for an MSP in the Northwest of England. He was recognised by Channel Futures as one of just 14 top Channel Influencers in EMEA in 2023 for his dedication to the MSP community and was named Cyber Security Leader of the Year at the 2023 IT Europa Channel Awards. He also won the 2023 CompTIA UK&I Community Leadership Spotlight Award for demonstrating outstanding leadership and impact to the community.
Greg’s passions extend to the greater MSP community where he serves as Executive Council Leader for CompTIA, as well as acting as an advisor for their Advancing Women in Technology board. He is also a leader of Datto’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council.
The summit provides extensive networking time for delegates to meet with potential business partners. The unique mix of high-level presentations plus the ability to meet, discuss and debate the related business issues with sponsors and peers across the industry, makes this a must attend event for any senior decision maker in the ICT channel.
ThreatLocker® is a global cybersecurity leader, providing enterprise-level cybersecurity tools for the MSP industry to improve the security of servers and endpoints. ThreatLocker’s combined Application Whitelisting, Ringfencing™, Storage Control and Elevation Control solutions are leading the cybersecurity market towards a more secure approach of blocking unknown application vulnerabilities.https://threatlocker.com/
Since 2016, Brigantia has emerged as a leading cybersecurity distributor in the channel. Their success is centred around their core principles of quality, knowledge, and relationships. With a meticulously curated vendor portfolio, expert product specialists, and a partner-centric ethos, they’ve fostered a robust community founded on trust and genuine partnership. Committed to delivering cutting-edge technologies, they continuously add value for both vendors and partners. Operating across the UK and Ireland, they empower thousands of channel partners to expand, generate revenue, and seize opportunities with the latest cybersecurity solutions. Partner with them and rest assured that your needs will always be their top priority.https://www.brigantia.com/
ConnectWise is an IT software company empowering ITSPs to achieve their vision of success in their As-a-Service business with intelligent software, expert services, an immersive IT community, and a vast ecosystem of integrations. The unmatched flexibility of the ConnectWise platform fuels profitable, long-term growth for our Partners. With an innovative, integrated, and security-centric platform, ConnectWise enables TSPs to drive business efficiency with automation, documentation, and data management capabilities, and increase revenue using remote monitoring, security, and backup disaster recovery technologies.https://www.connectwise.com/
Supporting a UK-wide network of over 5,000 local, expert technology providers, Giacom makes it really simple for technology resellers and MSPs to access everything they need to create brilliant technology solutions for UK businesses.
Giacom’s market-leading platform, Cloud Market, offers a single hub for our partners to procure and manage Comms, Cloud, Hardware, and Billing products and services from the world's leading vendors and service providers. Additionally, it provides comprehensive enablement resources to facilitate business growth.
Our mission is for every small business to buy its IT products from a local expert technology provider. Giacom is fully committed to supporting our partners in all aspects of running a successful technology solutions business. Our expert team serves as an extension of our partners' businesses, offering in-depth knowledge of products and services, along with an unwavering dedication to excellence.https://cloudmarket.com/
Kaseya is the leading global provider of cybersecurity and IT management software for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). Through its customer-centric approach and renowned support, Kaseya delivers best-in-breed technologies that empower organizations to seamlessly manage IT infrastructure, secure networks, backup critical data, manage service operations and grow their businesses.https://www.kaseya.com/home/
THE WORLD’S FAVOURITE MARKETPLACE FOR TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS TO BUY CLOUD PRODUCTS
Pax8 simplifies the way organisations buy, sell, and manage cloud solutions, empowering our partners to achieve more with cloud technology. Our born-in-the-cloud platform modernises the channel’s cloud journey with consolidated billing, automated provisioning, and industry-leading PSA integrations. And our technology is backed by an experience that provides responsive support alongside the education and resources you need to grow your cloud business.https://www.pax8.com
CyberSmart provides simple, affordable cybersecurity for small businesses. It allows SMEs to protect their people, data and devices without expensive software, experts or an in-house team.
Through a combination of technology, processes, staff training, and cyber insurance, CyberSmart provides SMEs with everything they need for round-the-clock security.https://cybersmart.co.uk/
Heimdal™ - The only unified cybersecurity suite. Simple & effective enterprise security software. Originated from Defcon CTF World Champions and perfected by the best of the industry.
Heimdal™ combines threat prevention, vulnerability management, access management, and antivirus and e-mail security into a single platform that simplifies IT operations and helps companies stop any cyber-attack.https://heimdalsecurity.com/
Keeper Security is transforming cybersecurity for people and organisations around the world. Keeper’s affordable and easy-to-use solutions are built on a foundation of zero-trust and zero-knowledge security to protect every user on every device. Our next-generation privileged access management solution deploys in minutes and seamlessly integrates with any tech stack to prevent breaches, reduce help desk costs and ensure compliance. Trusted by millions of individuals and thousands of organisations, Keeper is the leader for best-in-class password and passkey management, secrets management, privileged access, secure remote access and encrypted messaging.https://www.keepersecurity.com
OpenText Cybersecurity provides comprehensive security solutions for companies and partners of all sizes. From prevention, detection and response to recovery, investigation and compliance, our unified end-to-end platform helps customers build cyber resilience via a holistic security portfolio. Powered by actionable insights from our real-time and contextual threat intelligence, OpenText Cybersecurity customers benefit from high efficacy products, a compliant experience and simplified security to help manage business risk.https://www.webroot.com/us/en/business/partners/msp-partner-program
Parallels is a global leader in cross-platform solutions. Parallels business products include Parallels RAS and Parallels Secure Workspace —proven virtual apps and desktop solutions that are quick to set up, enable remote work, and are flexible and scalable.
Parallels RAS is an all-in-one application delivery and VDI solution that delivers on-premises, hybrid, and public cloud solution services. With a simple all-in-one service provider license agreement (SPLA) model, Parallels RAS enables MSPs to build strong recurring revenue streams without complex regulation and unnecessary costs. Parallels Secure Workspace offers a secure browser-based workspace solution, no VPN required.https://www.parallels.com/products/ras/
Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyber threats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.https://www.sophos.com/en-us.aspx
NinjaOne is a leading unified IT operations solution that simplifies the way IT teams work. With NinjaOne, MSPs and IT departments can automate, manage, and remediate all their endpoint management tasks within one fast, modern, intuitive platform, improving technician efficiency and user satisfaction. NinjaOne supports over 7,000 customers around the world, and is consistently ranked #1 for its world-class customer support. NinjaOne has been recognized as the best rated software in its category on G2 and Gartner Digital Markets for the past 3 years.https://www.ninjaone.com/
At Workspace 365, we believe in simplifying the digital environment to help employees achieve their ultimate work focus. Our personalised digital workplace provides centralised access to all your necessary applications, company information, and personal documents. We integrate everything into one interface, seamlessly connecting legacy and cloud applications to enhance collaboration and create a unified digital experience. With Workspace 365, you can access your workspace from anywhere, at any time, and on any device.https://workspace365.net
Angel Business Communications was established in 1981 and is a leading business-to-business (B2B) media, conference, awards and exhibition organiser. Serving a wide range of markets worldwide, our creative and highly skilled teams provide quality service to many hi-tech industries.
We pride ourselves on customer service and business retention, with our forward-thinking approach to marketing solutions utilising leading-edge platforms. These include everything from mobile apps and technology, to online, digital and traditional print media.https://angelbc.com
IT Europa is the leading provider of strategic business intelligence, news and analysis on the European IT marketplace and the primary channels that serve it. It has a range of European digital media services and database reports that provide accurate, authoritative and objective information and enable vendor and channel organisations to increase efficiency and gain competitive advantage. It also leverages these research and intelligence assets to run events and provide channel market development consultancy services.https://www.iteuropa.com/